A Land Bright with Promise: A Refugee of World War II Reflects on His Life in America by Metod M. MilacA Land Bright with Promise: A Refugee of World War II Reflects on His Life in America by Metod M. Milac

A Land Bright with Promise: A Refugee of World War II Reflects on His Life in America

byMetod M. Milac

Hardcover | October 10, 2012

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At the end of World War II, many thousands of displaced persons languished in European refugee camps unable or unwilling to return to their native lands. A Land Bright with Promise recalls the life journey of one such refugee following his immigration to the United States. Metod M. Milač describes his first impressions of America gained in the thriving New York City of 1950, the rebuilding of his life in Cleveland, Ohio, amidst the large community of his fellow Slovenes, and memorable moments of his long career at Syracuse University. Over forty years, he discovers and rediscovers the uniquely American spirit without ever forgetting his homeland.
Metod M. Milač was born in Prevalje, Slovenia (the former Yugoslavia). He received his high school education at Bishop’s Gymnasium at Sentvid and at the Classical Gymnasium in Ljubljana, where he graduated in June 1944. In July 1950, Milač immigrated to the United States under the Displaced Persons Act of 1948, which admitted 200,000 d...
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Title:A Land Bright with Promise: A Refugee of World War II Reflects on His Life in AmericaFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:9.06 × 6.1 × 0.98 inShipping dimensions:9.06 × 6.1 × 0.98 inPublished:October 10, 2012Publisher:Peter Lang Inc., International Academic PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1433118467

ISBN - 13:9781433118463

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